Joan Anderson, MSN, PhD

Professor Emeritus


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Anderson, Joan M. in Dialogue with Noga Gayle (2015). Constructing knowledge for equity in the university: What do the categories tell us? In E. Whittaker (Ed.). Solitudes of the Workplace, pp. 53-67. McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Anderson, J.M. (2014). Foreword: Social Justice- Continuing the dialogue. In P. Kagan, M. Smith, and P. Chinn (Eds.). Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursing: Social Justice as Praxis, pp. xi-xvi. London & New York: Routledge.

Anderson, J.M., Reimer-Kirkham, S., Rodney, P., & McDonald, H. (2013). Qualitative nursing research in Canada: State of the science. In C. Beck (Ed.), Routledge International Handbook of Qualitative Nursing Research, pp. 451-467. London & New York: Routledge.

Anderson, J.M., Khan, K., Reimer-Kirkham, S. (2011). Community research from a post-colonial feminist perspective: Exemplars from Health research in Canada and India. In Gillian Creese and Wendy Frisby (Eds.), Feminist Community Research: Case Studies and Methodologies, pp.16-36. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Anderson, J.M., Browne, A.J., Reimer Kirkham, S., & Lynam, M.J., et al.  Uptake of critical knowledge in nursing practice:  Lessons learned from a knowledge translation study (2010).  Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 42(3), 106-122.

Anderson, J.M., Reimer, J., Khan, K.B., Simich, L., Neufeld, A., Stewart, M. & Makwarimba, E. (2010).  Narratives of "dissonance" and "repositioning" through the lens of critical humanism:  Exploring the influences of immigrants' and refugees' health and well-being.  Advances in Nursing Science, 33(2), 101-112.

Reimer Kirkham, S., & Anderson, J.M. (2010).  The advocate-analyst dialectic in critical and postcolonial feminist research:  Reconciling tensions around scientific integrity.  Advances in Nursing Science, 33(3), 196-205.

Anderson, J.M. (2009).  Discourse:  Looking back, Looking forward:  Conceptual and methodological trends in nursing research in Canada over the past decade.  Canadian Journal of Nursing Research:  40th Anniversary - A Ten Year Retrospective, 41(1), 47-55.

Anderson, J.M., Rodney, P., Reimer Kirkham, S., Browne, A.J., Khan, K.B., & Lynam, M.J. (2009).  Inequities in health and health care viewed through the ethical lens of critical social justice:  Contextual knowledge for the global priorities ahead.  Advances in Nursing Science, 32(4), 282-294.

Baumbusch, J., Reimer Kirkham, S., Khan, K.B., McDonald, H., Semeniuk, P., & Anderson, J. (2008).  Pursuing common agendas:  A collaborative model for knowledge translation between research and practice in clinical settings.  Research in Nursing & Health, 31, 130-140.

Anderson, J.M., Browne, A.J., Lynam, J.M., Reimer Kirkham, S. et al. (2008).  Executive Summary.  Cultural safety and knowledge uptake in clinical settings:  A model for practice for culturally diverse populations.

Stewart, M., Anderson, J.M., Beiser, M., Mwakarimba, E., Neufeld, A., Simich, L., & Spitzer, D. (2008).  Multicultural meanings of social support among immigrants and refugees.  International Migration, 46(3), 123-159.

Khan, K.B., McDonald, H., Baumbusch, J., Reimer Kirkham, S., Tan, E., & Anderson, J.M. (2007).  Taking up postcolonial feminism in the field:  Working through a method.  Women's Studies International Journal, 30, 228-242.

Baumbusch, J., Semeniuk, P., McDonald, H., Khan, K.B., Reimer Kirkham, S., Tan, E., & Anderson, J.M.  (2007).  Easing the transition between hospital and home:  Translating knowledge into action.  The Canadian Nurse, 103(8), 24-29.

Lynam, M.J., Browne, A.J., Reimer Kirkham, S., & Anderson, J.M. (2007).  Re-thinking the complexities of 'culture':  What might we learn from Bourdeau?  Nursing Inquiry, 14(1), 23-24.

Anderson, J.M., Reimer Kirkham, S., Browne, A.J., & Lynam, M.J. (2007).  Continuing the dialogue:  Postcolonial feminist scholarship and Bourdieu - discourses of culture and points of connection, Nursing Inquiry, 14(3), 178-188.

Anderson, J.M., Reimer Kirkham, S, Browne A.J., & Lynam M.J. (2007).  Continuing the dialogue: Postcolonial feminist scholarship and Bourdieu - discourses of culture and points of connection, Nursing Inquiry, 14(3), 178-188

Anderson, J.M., Tang, S., & Blue, C. (2007). Health care reform and the paradox of efficiency: "Writing in" culture. International Journal of Health Services, 37(2), 291-320.

Anderson, J. (2006).  Reflections on the social determinants of women's health.  Exploring intersections:  Does racialization matter?  Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 38(1), 7-14.

Perry, J., Lynam, M.J., & Anderson, J.M. (2006). Resisting vulnerability - The experience of families who have kin in hospital: A feminist ethnography. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 43, 173-184.

Baumbusch, J., McDonald, H., Anderson, J.M. Reimer Kirkham, S., Khan, K.B., Blue, C., Semeniuk, P., & Tan, E. (2006).  A Collaborative model of knowledge translation for sustainable practice change.  In CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (Ed.), Evidence in action, acting on evidence:  A casebook of health services and policy research knowledge translation stories (19-22).  Ottawa:  Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Anderson, J. (2006). Reflections on the social determinants of women’s health - Exploring intersections: Does racialization matter?. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 38(1), 7-14.

Dorazio-Migliore, M., Migiore, S. & Anderson, J.M. (2005).  Crafting a praxis-oriented culture concept in the health disciplines:  Conundrums and possibilities.  Health an interdisciplinary Journal for the social study of health, illness and medicine, 9(3), 339-360.

Dorazio-Migliore, M., Migliore, S., and Anderson, J.M. (2005). Crafting a Praxis-Oriented Culture Concept in the Health Disciplines: Conundrums and Possibilities. Health an Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, 9(3), 339-360.

Anderson, J.M. (2004).  Lessons from a postcolonial-feminist perspective:  Suffering and a path to healing.  Nursing Inquiry, 11(40), 238-246.

Anderson, J. (2004). The conundrums of binary categories: Critical inquiry through the lens of Postcolonial Feminist Humanism. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 36(4), 11-16.

Anderson, J. (2004). Lessons from a postcolonial-feminist perspective: Suffering and a path to healing. Nursing Inquiry, 11(4), 238-246.

Lynam, J., Henderson, A., Browne, A., Smye, V., Semeniuk, P., Blue, C., Singh, S., Anderson, J. (2003). Health care restructuring with a view to equity and efficiency. Reflections on unintended consequences. Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership, 16(1), 112-140.

Anderson, J., Perry, J., Blue, C., Browne, A., Henderson, A., Khan, K.B., Kirkham, S.R., Lynam, J., Semeniuk, P., & Smye, V. (2003). "Rewriting" cultural safety within the postcolonial and postnational feminist project. Toward new epistemologies of healing. Advances in Nursing Science, 26(3), 196-214.

Anderson, J. (2002). Toward a post-colonial feminist methodology in nursing research: Exploring the convergence of post-colonial and black feminist scholarship. Nurse Researcher: The International Journal of Research Methodology in Nursing and Health Care, 9(3), 7-27.

Kirkham, S., Smye, V., Tang, S., Anderson, J., Blue, C., Browne, A., Coles, R., Dyck, I., Henderson, A., Lynam, J., Perry, J., Semeniuk, P., & Shapera, L. (2002). Rethinking cultural safety while waiting for the field: Methodological implications for nursing research. Research in Nursing and Health, 25, 222-232.

Kirkham, S.R. & Anderson, J. (2002). Postcolonial nursing scholarship: From epistemology to method. Advances in Nursing Science, 25(1), 1-17.

Anderson, J. (2001). The politics of homecare: Where is home?  Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 33(2), 5-10.

Anderson, J.M., Henderson, A., Lynam, J., & Tang, al. (2000).  Taking direction from research to remove barriers in practice.  In removing Barriers II:  Conference theme - Keeping Canadian values in health care, 146-148. Vancouver.

Anderson, J. (2000). Writing in subjugated knowledges: Towards a transformative agenda in nursing research and practice. Editorial. Nursing Inquiry, 7(3), 145.

Anderson, J. (2000). Gender, "race", poverty, health, and discourses of health reform in the context of globalization: A post-colonial feminist perspective in policy research. Nursing Inquiry, 7(4), 220-229.

Anderson, J., & Reimer Kirkham, S. (1999). Discourses on health: A critical perspective. In H. Coward & P. Ratanakul (Eds.), An intercultural dialogue in health care ethics. (pp. 47-67). Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press.

Anderson, J., & Rodney, P. (1999). Part 1V, Conclusion, Listening to diverse voices. In H. Coward & P. Ratanakul (Eds.), An Intercultural dialogue in health care ethics. (pp. 257-261). Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press.

Tang, S., & Anderson, J. (1999). Human agency and the process of healing: Lessons learned from women living with a chronic illness - "re-writing the expert". Nursing Inquiry, 6(2), 83-93.

Strong-Boag, V., Grace, S., Eisenberg, A.,& Anderson, J. (Eds.). (1998). Painting the Maple: Essays on Race, Gender and the Construction of Canada. Vancouver: UBC Press.

Anderson, J., Blue, C., & Lau, A. (1998). Women’s perspectives on chronic illness; Ethnicity, ideology and the restructuring of life. In D. Coburn, C. D’Arcy, & G.M. Torrance (Eds.), Health and Canadian Society: Sociological Perspectives. (pp. 163- 186). Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Reprinted from Social Science & Medicine. 33(2), 1991: 101- 113.

Anderson, J. (1998). Speaking of illness: Issues of first generation Canadian women -implications for patient education and counseling. Patient Education and Counseling, 33, 197-207.

Anderson, J. (1998). A concrete look at the determinants of health: Harsh social realities often lie behind "non-compliance". Health Policy Forum: Dialogues on the path to better health in Canada, 1(5), 14-17.

Anderson, J., & Reimer Kirkham, S. (1998). Constructing nation: The gendering and racialization of the Canadian health care system. In V. Strong-Boag, S. Grace, A. Eisenberg, & J. Anderson (Eds.), Painting the Maple: Essays on Race, Gender and the Construction of Canada. (pp. 242-261). Vancouver: UBC Press.

Anderson, J. (1997). Qualitative research. Plenary Panel: Methodologies and approaches for research on gender and health. The Fifth National Health Promotion Research Conference: Gender and Health. From Research to Policy (pp. 25-28). Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Anderson, J., Dyck, I., & Lynam, J. (1997). Health care professionals and women speaking: Constraints in everyday life and the management of chronic illness. Health: An interdisciplinary Journal of the Social Study of Health, Illness, and Healing, 1(1), 57-80.

Anderson, J., Grace, S., Helms, G., James, M., & Rodney, P. (1997). Women speaking: Heather Rose and the culture of health care. In S. McLaron & D. Nord (Eds.), Northern Parallels: 4th Circumpolar Universities Cooperation Conference Proceedings, February 23-25, 1995 (pp. 84-101). B.C.: UNBC Press.

Anderson, J. (1996). Empowering patients: Issues and strategies. Social Science & Medicine, 43(5), 697-705.

Anderson, J. (1996). Guest Editorial: Constructing culture and gender, & Guest Editor of Issue, Focus: Culture and Gender. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 28(1), 17-19.

Anderson, J., Wiggins, S., Rajwani, R., Holbrook, A., & Ng, M. (1995). Living with a chronic illness: Chinese Canadian and Euro-Canadian women with diabetes - Exploring the relationships. Social Science & Medicine, 41(2), 181-195.

Dyck, I., Lynam, J., & Anderson, J. (1995). Women talking: Creating knowledge through difference in cross-cultural research. Women's Studies International Forum, 18(5/6), 611-626.

Anderson, J. (1993). Reflections on women’s health in a pluralistic society. Panel: Raising Consciousness: Medicine and women. Women’s health across the lifespan (pp. 1-8). Centre for Research in Women’s Studies and Gender Relations. University of British Columbia.

Anderson, J., Blue, C., Holbrook, A., & Ng. M. (1993). On chronic illness: Immigrant women in Canada's work force--A feminist perspective. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 25(2), 7-22.

Anderson, J. (1993). Research in a multiethnic society: Ethnocultural communities as partners in research. In Masi, R., Mensah, L., & McLeod, K (Eds.), Health and Cultures: Exploring the Relationships, Vol. 1. (pp. 319-328). Oakville, New York, London: Mosaic Press.

Anderson, J. (1992). Migration and health: Perspectives on immigrant women. In G. Creese & V. Strong-Boag (Eds.), British Columbia Reconsidered. (pp. 267-289). Vancouver: Press Gang Publishers.

Anderson, J. (1992). Using research to change social and health policy. Conference Proceedings. Canadian Council on Multicultural Health, 2nd National Conference - Multicultural Health 11: Towards Equity in Health (pp. 84-89). Whistler, B.C.

Anderson, J.M., Blue, C., & Lau, A. (1991). Women’s perspectives on chronic illness: Ethnicity, ideology and the restructuring of life. Social Science & Medicine, 33(2), 101-113.

Elfert, H., Anderson, J., & Lai, L. (1991). Parents perception of children with chronic illness: A study of immigrant Chinese families. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 6(2), 114-120.

Anderson, J. (1991). Reflexivity in field work: Toward a feminist epistemology. Image: Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 23(2), 115-118.

Anderson, J. (1991). Immigrant women speak of chronic illness: The social construction of the devalued self. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 16, 710-717.

Anderson, J. (1991). Current directions in nursing research: Toward a post-structuralist and feminist epistemology. Editorial. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 23(3), 1-3.

Anderson, J. (1991). Health care in a multicultural society: Future directions. Manitoba Council for Multicultural Health Conference, Building Bridges to Improve Access to Health Care. Conference Proceedings Newsletter, 2(1), 7-16.

Anderson, J., Morrison, N., Richardson, E., Herbert, C., & Murphy, M. (1990). Conclusion: Delivering culturally sensitive health care. In N. Waxler- Morrison, J. Anderson, & E. Richardson, E (Eds.), Cross Cultural Caring: A Handbook for Health Professionals in Western Canada. (pp. 245-267). Vancouver: UBC Press.

Anderson, J. (1990). Health care across cultures. Nursing Outlook, 38(3), 136-139.

Anderson, J. (1990). Homecare management in chronic illness and the selfcare movement: An analysis of ideologies and economic processes influencing policy decisions. Advances in Nursing Science, 12(2), 71-83.

Anderson, J. (1990). Work and health: Considerations for immigrant women. Anthropology of Work Review, Vol. X1, 3-7.

Waxler-Morrison, N., Anderson, J., & Richardson, E. [Eds.]. (1990). Cross-cultural caring: A handbook for health professionals. UBC Press.

Anderson, J., Elfert, H., & Lai, M. (1989). Ideology in the clinical context: Chronic illness, ethnicity and the discourse on normalization. Sociology of Health and Illness, 11(3), 253-278.

Anderson, J., & Elfert, H. (1989). Managing chronic illness in the family: Women as caretakers. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 14(9), 735-743.

Anderson, J. (1989). The phenomenological perspective. In J. Morse (Ed.), Qualitative research: A contemporary dialogue. (pp. 15-26). Rockville: MD: Aspen Publishers.

Anderson, J., & Lynam, M. J. (1988). Immigrant women: Issues in health care. Multicultural Health Bulletin, 1V(3), 3-5.

Anderson, J. (1987). The cultural context of caring. Critical Care Nursing Journal, 4(4), 7-13.

Elfert, H., & Anderson, J. (1987). More than just luck: Parents views of getting good nursing care. Canadian Nurse, 83(4), 14-17.

Anderson, J., & Lynam, M. J. (1987). The meaning of work for immigrant women in the lower echelons of the Canadian labour force. Canadian Ethnic Studies, XIX(2), 67-90.

Anderson, J. (1987). Migration and health: Perspectives on immigrant women. Sociology of Health and Illness, 94(4), 410-438.

Anderson, J. (1986). Ethnicity and illness experience: Ideological structures and the health care delivery system. Social Science & Medicine, 22(11), 1277-1283.

Lynam, M.J., & Anderson, J. (1986). Generating knowledge for nursing practice: Methodological issues in studying immigrant women. In Peggy L. Chinn (Ed.), Nursing research methodology: Issues and implementation. (pp. 259-274). Rockville, MD: Aspen Publishers.

Anderson, J. (1985). Introduction to Symposium. The relevance of the social sciences to health care delivery. Social Science & Medicine, 21(3), 307-308.

Anderson, J. (1985). The socio-cultural context of health and illness: A theoretical framework.  In M. Stewart, J. Innes, S. Searl, & C. Smillie (Eds.), Community health nursing in Canada. (pp. 233-245). Toronto: Gage Publishing.

Anderson, J. (1985). Perspectives on the health of immigrant women: A feminist analysis. Advances in Nursing Science, 8(1), 61-76.

Anderson, J., & Chung, J. (1982). The differential construction of social reality in chronically ill children. Human Organization Journal of the Society for Applied Anthropology, 14(3), 259-262.

Anderson, J., & Chung, J. (1982). Culture and illness: Parents perceptions of their child's long term illness. Nursing Papers, 14(4), 40-52.

Anderson, J. (1981). The social construction of illness experience: Families with a chronically ill child. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 6(6), 427-434.

Anderson, J. (1981). An interpretive approach to clinical nursing research. Nursing Papers, 13(4), 6-11.

Anderson, J. (1981). The exploration of two distinctive research paradigms and the implications for research training. International Congress "Research - A Base for the Future?" Proceedings (pp. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Press). 127-134.